Notable Figures

Picture Book Biographies for Kids at River Bend Bookshop

I Look Up To... Ruth Bader Ginsburg By Anna Membrino, Fatti Burke (Illustrator) Cover Image
I Look Up To... Michelle Obama By Anna Membrino, Fatti Burke (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child By Jessie Hartland, Jessie Hartland (Illustrator) Cover Image
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Caldecott & Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner) By Javaka Steptoe Cover Image
Starstruck: The Cosmic Journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson By Kathleen Krull, Paul Brewer, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles By Patricia Valdez, Felicita Sala (Illustrator) Cover Image
Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement By Stephanie Roth Sisson, Stephanie Roth Sisson (Illustrator) Cover Image
Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank By Nancy Churnin, Yevgenia Nayberg (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bones in the White House: Thomas Jefferson's Mammoth By Candice Ransom, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator) Cover Image
B is for Baller: The Ultimate Basketball Alphabet (ABC to MVP #1) By James Littlejohn, Matthew Shipley (Illustrator) Cover Image
S is for Slugger: The Ultimate Baseball Alphabet (ABC to MVP #3) By James Littlejohn, Matthew Shipley Cover Image
Trailblazers: Simone Biles By Sally J. Morgan Cover Image
Trailblazers: Stephen Hawking: A Life Beyond Limits By Alex Woolf Cover Image
I am Kind: A Little Book About Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change the World) By Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (Illustrator) Cover Image
I am Strong: A Little Book About Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World) By Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (Illustrator) Cover Image
I am Curious: A Little Book About Albert Einstein (Ordinary People Change the World) By Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (Illustrator) Cover Image
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball By John Coy, Joe Morse (Illustrator) Cover Image
Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet By Jeanette Winter, Jeanette Winter (Illustrator) Cover Image
Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face By Larissa Theule, Kelsey Garrity-Riley (Illustrator) Cover Image
Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists By Martha Freeman, Katy Wu (Illustrator) Cover Image
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator) Cover Image
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality By Jonah Winter, Stacy Innerst (Illustrator) Cover Image
A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon By Suzanne Slade, Veronica Miller Jamison (Illustrator) Cover Image
Anna Strong: A Spy During the American Revolution By Sarah Glenn Marsh, Sarah Green (Illustrator) Cover Image
Mayor Pete: The Story of Pete Buttigieg (Who Did It First?) By Rob Sanders, Levi Hastings (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown By Mac Barnett, Sarah Jacoby (Illustrator) Cover Image
Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children By Jonah Winter, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator) Cover Image
Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children By Kath Shackleton (Editor), Zane Whittingham (Illustrator), Ryan Jones (Designed by) Cover Image
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus By Jen Bryant, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama By His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Bao Luu (Illustrator) Cover Image
50 Trailblazers of the 50 States: Celebrate the lives of inspiring people who paved the way from every state in America! By Abbey Lossing (Illustrator), Howard Megdal Cover Image
Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ Heroes From Past and Present! By Arabelle Sicardi, Sarah Tanat-Jones (Illustrator) Cover Image
You Are My Friend: The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood By Aimee Reid, Matt Phelan (Illustrator) Cover Image
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom By Carole Boston Weatherford, Michele Wood (Illustrator) Cover Image
No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan By Jeff Gottesfeld, Shiella Witanto (Illustrator) Cover Image
Turning Pages: My Life Story By Sonia Sotomayor, Lulu Delacre (Illustrator) Cover Image
Georgia O'Keeffe (Little People, BIG DREAMS) By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Erica Salcedo (Illustrator) Cover Image
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code Volume 1 By Laurie Wallmark, Katy Wu (Illustrator) Cover Image
ADA Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine By Laurie Wallmark, April Chu (Illustrator) Cover Image
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay By Susan Hood, Sally Wern Comport (Illustrator) Cover Image
The President Sang Amazing Grace By Zoe Mulford, Jeff Scher (Illustrator) Cover Image
Anne Frank: The Girl Heard Around the World By Linda Elovitz Marshall, Aura Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin By Tracy Newman, Abigail Halpin (Illustrator) Cover Image
Art Is Life: The Life of Artist Keith Haring By Tami Lewis Brown, Keith Negley (Illustrator) Cover Image